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Welcome to Durbon!


Census Data

General Information

  • Pop. Estimate: 2,892
  • Children: 17.32% (501)
  • Elderly: 20.75% (600)

Racial Breakdown

  • 1,264 half-dwarf (43.7%)
  • 990 dwarf (34.2%)
  • 431 human (14.9%)
  • 191 elf (6.6%)
  • 16 other (0.5%)

Misc.

  • 4 Districts
  • 112 Businesses
  • 390 Specialists
  • 369 Residences

Summary [-]

Durbon is a town in the Venarkak District with a normal population.

Environment [-]

Geography [-]

This fertile town is moderately populated (6,284/sq km), covers 0.46 square kilometers, and roughly has a diameter of 765 meters.

Climate [-]

Durbon has a Tropical Seasonal Forest climate, which is characterized by constant high temperatures and seasonal torrential rains, and has rainy and dry seasons. Winds in the region are breezy and the temperature is generally warm with moderate variation. Precipitation is strong, and the sky is cloudy.

Astronomy [-]

Durbon sees a binary star overhead: Abaj, an average white star and Lul, an average orange star. Durbon also has a single moon: Sinoka, an average light blue moon. In the night sky, you see three celestial objects: a miniscule nearby planet that has been around for only a few years, a massive pulsar that has been around for time immemorial, and a massive galaxy that has been around for generations.

Cityscape [-]

Walls [-]

Visitors are greeted with a scarred stone barricade that is 19 meters tall. The city wall protects the core 100% of the city, with 5 towers spread along the 2.74 kilometer wall.

Streets [-]

There are 5 roads leading to Durbon; 1 road is major. The city is lined with bumpy cobblestone paths in an irregular pattern.

Districts [-]

The city is broken into the following districts: market, poor, shops, and professional.

Government [-]

Durbon is governed through a monarchy, where the supreme power is lodged in the hands of a monarch who reigns with constitutionally limited authority. The government as a whole is seen as on the ball. Officials in Durbon are often seen as underhanded and the policies are hated. The political influence of Durbon in the region is enduring due to racial tensions. In times of crisis, the population rallies behind its leaders.

Leader [-]

Durbon is ruled by Prince Tulva Tinkerwink. The Prince has been in power for years and is mocked by the people. There is minor opposition to the Prince and policies. The right to rule was granted by appointment, and that power is maintained by unwavering supporters.

Laws [-]

Laws are enforced by a trade guild, who can be bribed. Justice is served by jurors, with a common punishment being fines.

Crime [-]

Crime is rare. The most common crime is petty theft. The imprisonment rate is 1.76% of the population (51 adults).

Military [-]

Durbon has a negative attitude towards the military. Their standing army of 368 citizens (12.75%) is at the ready, with a reserve force of 166 (5.75%). Of the active duty military, 19 (5.25%) are special forces. Due to their negative attitude and scarred barricade, Durbon is admirably fortified. Durbon fighters are much maligned for their use of composite bows in battle. They are ridiculed for their phlanyx formations and are considered properly skilled in battle.

Economy [-]

The economy in Durbon is currently flourishing.

Resources [-]

Durbon is known for the following resources:

  • A haunted castle inhabited by poisonous clams that are avoided by vampires. Jedgani Oatwind said somoeone said someone found a chest containing iron maidens in a dungeon.
  • A magical grave yard inhabited by tame kangaroos that are avoided by travelers. Davry Berden said one might dig up piles of saphires in a dungeon.
  • New palm oil harvests that are feared by locals. Glummuh Boneripper said rumors tell of bags of copper in a tomb nearby.
  • Berry fields that are frequented by gru.

Culture [-]

Legends [-]

Around town you'll hear the following legends:
  • Long ago, a serial killer named Cairana haunted the swamps once a year. People say that if you caught her, you will be stricken deaf.
  • A long time ago, an old man haunted the town. Villagers say that the old man will offer you sweets, then banish you if you are cruel.
  • Legends tell of Throond's Painting, a magical painting with the ability to summon demons. It was stolen from a locked vault.
  • In times gone by, an old man haunted the field and was drawn towards misbehaving children. Villagers say that the old man will ask a favor of you, then eat you.

Events [-]

Durbon is a lively city with many opportunities available.

Job Postings [-]

You'll find the following job postings:
  • quazits-catcher needed to keep the beasties away from the sheep and cattle. References required. Will reward you with valuable information. Contact Shaman Shugbak Armbreaker.
  • Help Wanted: Looking for something new? Merchant seeks caravan master, cartographer, navigator, and experienced mercenaries for trade expedition. Reward available. Contact Jory Jamerough for more information.
  • Looking for work? Hearty souls needed to recover stolen wagon wheel. Must be clean. Will reward you with valuable information. Contact Grumril Crunchchest to learn more.
  • I'm looking for rare imps, both live and dead. I have a list of the ones I need. Reward is a secret. Contact Porka.
  • Wanted: I'm looking for investigator to look into someone's references. Accidental Death insurance required. Will reward you with valuable information. Contact Vothkaro.
  • Needed: Require an instructor learned in local lore to tutor my child. Will reward you with valuable information. Accidental Death insurance required. May include some hazards. Contact Tulton Triggercog if intrigued.
  • Required: Looking for work? I'm looking for a Negotiator. Prior experience with troublesome gremlins required. Will reward you with a land deed. Contact Erinios Grimrunner.
  • Help Wanted: Lockpick needed for totally legitimate reasons. Safety not guaranteed. Will owe you a huge favor. Contact Gwavarssa Summerdew for further details.
  • Bounty for derros, dead or alive. Reward available. Contact Tugtak Legcrusher.
  • Want to earn some quick coin? A passing Barbarian is needed for a small security job on the 3rd of the month. Will reward you with a land deed. Contact Shubah Bonesnapper.
  • Fally Newmind has been kidnapped! Generous payment for safe return. Will reward you with a land deed. Contact Mer'ith.
  • I'm looking for investigator to look into someone's references. Reward is a secret. Contact Jit.

People [-]

The people in Durbon ignore outsiders.

Citizens [-]

The following citizens are worth mentioning:
  • Thorbul Onyxcavern is a male dwarf who is known in that part of town as being a gifted tinker. He appears giddy.
  • Jo Briton is a female human who is known in the city as being a poorly skilled good samaritan. She appears attentive.
  • Davey Giacoville is a female half-dwarf who is known in that part of town as being a laughably skilled navigator. She appears jesterly.
  • Borbul Silvershoulder is a male dwarf who is known in the neighborhood as being a mediocre weaponsmith. He appears lonely.
  • Aeshiathil Dawnborne is a male elf who is known in the world as being a decent handyman. He appears gosipy.
  • Bronir Steelcavern is a female half-dwarf who is known in that part of town as being a poorly skilled prostitute. She appears boastful.
  • Ardal Foetun is a male dwarf who is known in the city as being a legendary apothecary. He appears intimidated.
  • Arnir Jetstaff is a male half-dwarf who is known in the region as being a poorly skilled doctor. He appears insecure.
  • Jam Chrisick is a male human who is known in the region as being a horribly skilled porter. He appears idealistic.
  • Garond Salttable is a female dwarf who is known in the city as being a reasonably skilled artist. She appears prejudiced.
  • Donic Bartorough is a female human who is known in the city as being a mediocre librarian. She appears cautious.
  • Gwariglas Teasen'stryke is a male elf who is known in the city as being a renowned seamstress. He appears vengeful.
  • Iltiyn Melithcaller is a female elf who is known in the neighborhood as being a reasonably skilled librarian. She appears skeptical.
  • Ilytssa Eytherwatch is a female elf who is known in the neighborhood as being a horribly skilled tavern. She appears treasure-obsessed.
  • Joic Danin is a male human who is known in the world as being a gifted undertaker. He appears sick.

Travelers [-]

The following travelers are worth mentioning:
  • Jame Wilore, a jaded male human. He is a commoner who is cleaning out a monster infestation.
  • Gordor Thudgem, a pious male dwarf. He is a bard who is finding a missing nemesis.
  • Perinada Fireleaf, a quiet female halfling. She is an expert who is finding a long-lost parent.
  • Aesarttars Bluemane, a guarded male elf. He is a fighter who is finding a long-lost friend.
  • Hilgrin Smoothfield, a cautious male halfling. He is an adept who is here to buy supplies.
  • Joic Buron, a trusting male half-elf. He is an expert who is fleeing from forced labor.
  • Don Casman, a nosy male human. He is a sorcerer who is brokering a truce over a trade war.

Locales [-]

Establishments [-]

These establishments worthy of mention in Durbon:

  • The Honest Devil Druggist [+]
  • The Burly Bag Package Delivery [+]
  • The Great Thunderbird Scabbards [+]
  • The Voluptuous Pony Stockyard [+]
  • The Dreaming Weasels Clinic [+]
  • The Shallow Twins Timber Mill [+]
  • The Salty Knife Inc. [+]
  • The Wet Crow Butchers [+]
  • The Lascivious Rooster Hatters [+]
  • The Fallen Toad Inc. [+]
  • The Surly Fig of Hell [+]
  • The Randy Knife Prison [+]
  • The Weary Widowers Rug Shop [+]
  • The Forsaken Harpoon General Goods [+]
  • The Stinking Peddler Studio [+]